Intern Dirk de Weerd wins poster prize

Automated NIPT diagnostics pipeline. The development of an automated Non Invasive Prenatal Test analysis pipeline using MOLGENIS compute framework

by H.A. de Weerd, F. van Dijk, E.N. de Boer, M. Dijkstra, B. Sikkema-Raddatz, G.J. te Meerman, M.A. Swertz and L.F. Johansson
Department of Genetics, and Genomics Coordination Center, Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands

Dirk de Weerd’s poster on NIPT has won a prize in the Hanze University’s Institute of Life Science and Technology poster competition, which had some 100 submissions from students taking courses at HBO/undergraduate/Bachelor of Applied Science level, for example, in bioinformatics, chemistry, and biomedical laboratory studies.

Dirk de Weerd is a student of bioinformatics at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences. He was an intern in the Genomics Coordination Centre from January – September 2014. His ┬áinternship project was to develop the Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) pipeline in compute 5.

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